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IAM automation for Epic. Secure Access & Simplified Account Provisioning.

As use of EHR data continues to grow, security of patient’s Protected Health Information (PHI) is a top concern for healthcare organizations. Consistent, role-based access for authorized users is more important than ever. Without the automation provided by an Identity Management (IDM) solution integrated into your Epic environment, the repetitive account management tasks required to ensure appropriate and secure access to Epic resources can be time-intensive and costly.

The market is saturated with off the shelf Identity Management solutions that integrate with applications, directories, and databases. PDS recognized the need to extend the traditional benefits of these Identity Management systems to one of Healthcare’s most critical applications, Epic.

PDS’s Epic IDM integration module can help Simplify Account Provisioning and alleviate administrative challenges of provisioning Epic user accounts and managing their associated security.

PDS developed the Integration Module for Epic at the Epic API layer for use with the Micro Focus® Identity Manager product. The PDS Integration Module translates account lifecycle activities to Epic in real-time and automatically assigns security templates based on role(s). Roles and security are updated throughout the lifecycle of the authorized user ensuring consistent and compliant access to patient information at all times.

PDS Integration Module for Epic®

Without the automation provided by an Identity Management (IDM) solution, the repetitive account management tasks required to ensure appropriate and secure access to Epic resources can be process-intensive and costly. Read the solution brief to learn more how the PDS module integrates your systems.


Major Benefits

Recognize rapid time to value using a prebuilt solution from the Identity experts at PDS

Provision Epic user records in real-time

  • Automate the Epic identity lifecycle from inception to termination
  • Automate administration and common account management tasks
  • Ensure reliability, consistency and accuracy of Epic account data

Employ role-based provisioning

  • Map job roles to Epic security templates via policy
  • Re-evaluate security when roles change within the organization

Satisfy requirements for HIPAA and PHI

  • Enforce least level of security
  • Remove access when users separate from the organization

An Experienced Partner

PDS is a professional services firm that specializes in successful Identity and Access Management outcomes. With over 20 years of experience in designing and delivering IAM solutions, we are uniquely qualified to work with healthcare vendors like Epic and Micro Focus to enhance their off the shelf offerings. Our strong partnership with healthcare customers like Parkview Health System and Healtheast provide the success stories you seek. Other PDS Identity and Access Management customers include UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority, ProHealth Care, Ridgeview Medical Center, and Children’s Minnesota to name a few.

Interested in learning more? Contact our Identity and Access Management experts for a live demo.


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